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Scientist I

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 08/24/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Research and Discovery Job Number: 11378 Pay Rate: $48.00 - $54.00

Job Description

Our client is a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions.  They are among the world's leading biotech companies, with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline.

Role Overview:

A scientist position is available in the Protein Analytical Chemistry Department The individual will maintain excellent documentation of all work, including electronic laboratory notebooks, and will author technical reports. Candidates applying should be passionate about science, exceptionally productive, data-driven and should enjoy the challenges associated with complex problem-solving. Candidates must be highly self-motivated and willing to work independently or as a part of multi-disciplinary teams to ensure the delivery of this client's protein pharmaceutical pipeline.

  • The selected candidate will be expected to work hands-on in the laboratory to generate analytical data in support of the pipeline and technical development projects.
  • This will include analytical characterization and testing as well as development, troubleshooting and execution of analytical methods.
  • The candidate may also collaborate with cross functional colleagues and contribute to manufacturing process development and clinical trial and commercialization-enabling regulatory filings.
  • The candidate will maintain, operate, and troubleshoot LC-MS/MS instruments, automated liquid handlers, and related laboratory equipment used to prepare and analyze the protein samples.
  • The candidate will be expected to learn new methods (based on provided training) and with time, become proficient in execution and troubleshooting.

Job Requirements

  • A BS or MS in biological or chemical sciences, or related disciplines with 0 to 2+ years of relevant experience.
  • Previous experience with various traditional analytical methods for protein characterization, such as CE, HPLC or mass spectrometry is required.
  • Theoretical and practical understanding of protein chemistry, mass spectrometry and separation science is highly desirable.
  • Experience with Protein Metrics Byos and/or other mass spectrometry software packages is highly desirable.
  • Prior experience with characterization of recombinant monoclonal antibodies or other protein therapeutics.
  • Ability to keep accurate and timely documentation per departmental guidelines, timely document and communicate abnormal laboratory observations.
  • Highly motivated, achievement-oriented, attention to detail, well-organized, team player, with excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills are preferred.

Meet Your Recruiter

Jay Hite
Recruiter, Account Manager

As a Recruiter at Compass, Jay enjoys meeting job seekers and helping them to find new and exciting opportunities. He enjoys the process of getting to know candidates and learning all about their experience and what their future goals are. Jay feels the excitement of his candidates and is passionate about helping to find a fit both culturally and professionally. 

When Jay isn’t working, he enjoys bike rides, trying out new foods, tequila tasting and watching movies.  

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